This Mom Makes Awesome Costumes, Masks And Toys Out Of Cardboard Boxes For Her Kids

According to a mom & artist Alicia Brown: “Hi there my name is Alicia, I live and love in Melbourne with my two boys and my partner. There is so much I love about motherhood and one of my favorite things about being a mother is that I get to make stuff for my kids. Life doesn’t get much better then seeing my childrens faces light up with joy when I’ve made something special just for them.”

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One of my favourite pictures.

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“I started making things for them when the toys and dress-up costumes that I thought they needed for imaginative play seemed too expensive. I thought, “I could make that”.”

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Over on Facebook I've been dabbling with the idea of a group on Facebook for a while. A place to come with your questions while your making your creations. With so many people from all over the world making things in different time zones. Unfortunately I am not as quick to response and help people as fast as I’d like. Which is really annoying when your right in the middle of making something and need help straight away. Im hoping that this group will get big enough so as that we can all help each other. I’d love this to be a place where you can ask questions, share creations and possibly help and encourage each other. If your interested head on over and look up “Zygote Brown Cardboarders Club”.

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“I love working with cardboard cos it’s free and so versatile and I’d hate to see a perfectly beautiful crisp cardboard box be thrown away. There is so much more to cardboard than one use. It has so much to give. All it needs is some imagination. I do make other things for them that are not cardboard but it just seems that I always return to cardboard.”

“I really want to make magical memories for my kids and for them to unleash their imaginations. I hope by seeing me creating these things for them that it helps with that. I would love to make alot more for them but obviously like other parents I find it hard to find the time.”

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Getting all dressed up. #dayofthedead #sugarskull

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A flash back to when Brickboy started to walk.

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A prides portrait! #lionpridetemplate

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My knight in shining cardboard. #knightshelmettemplate

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Check out this super cute scene from @_make_n_create_ . Go check her out, there is some super fun things to make on her page. And look how neat her house is. On another note, we are on our last day of the summer holidays and my house definitely isn’t as neat as this photo. Back to school tomorrow and it’s bitter sweet, the freedom has been awesome. The kids and I have totally unwinded. Yesterday was the first day I picked up the tools again officially (obviously there has been some crazy collaborations with the kids including a Niffler safe these holidays) I am getting ready to make some more videos. The house is a complete mess and I can’t wait to do a full tidy up tomorrow. I will definitely miss the holidays but I can’t wait to get back to work and some order and a routine. 📷 @_make_n_create_

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Large robotic cardboard hands. Just what you need!

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Thinking cap???

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